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Title Rabbi Judah Moscato and the Jewish Intellectual World of Mantua in the 16th-17th Centuries / edited by Giuseppe Veltri and Gianfranco Miletto
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (333 pages)
Series Studies in Jewish history and culture ; v. 35
Studies in Jewish history and culture ; v. 35
Contents Preface; I. Judah Moscato. His Life and His Work; 1. Judah Moscato: Biographical Data and Writings; 2. Principles of Jewish Skeptical Thought. The Case of Judah Moscato and Simone Luzzatto; 3. Moscato as Eulogizer; 4. On Kabbalah in R. Judah Moscato's Qol Yehudah; 5. Amicitia and Hermeticism. Paratext as Key to Judah Moscato's Nefusot Yehudah; 6. Judah Moscato, Abraham Portaleone, and Biblical Incense in Late Renaissance Mantua; 7. Judah Moscato's Sources and Hebrew Printing in the Sixteenth Century: A Preliminary Survey
12. Some Unknown 16th-Century Documents about Abraham Yagel and a Possible Link to the Controversy about the "Holy Diana" in the Mantuan Synagogue13. On Abraham's Neck. The Editio Princeps of the Sefer Yesirah (Mantua 1562) and Its Context; 14. The Italian Translation of the Psalms by Judah Sommo; 15. Savants and Scholars in Jewish Mantua: A Reassessment; Bibliography; Subject Index
II. The Jewish Intellectual World of Mantua in 16th-17th Centuries8. The Gonzaga Archives of Mantua and Their Rearrangements Over the Centuries, along with an Overview of Archival Materials on Mantuan Jewry; 9. The Levi Dynasty: Three Generations of Jewish Musicians in Sixteenth-Century Mantua; 10. Spatial Stories: Mantua and the Painted Jew; 11. Saladin the Crusader, the Christian Haman, and the Off-key Priest: Some Reflections on Christians and Christianity in Yiddish Literary Texts from the Italian Renaissance
Summary Judah ben Joseph Moscato (c.1533-1590) was one of the most distinguished rabbis, authors, and preachers of the Italian-Jewish Renaissance. This volume is a record of the proceedings of an international conference organized in Mantua and consists of contributions on Moscato and his intellectual world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Moscato, Judah ben Joseph, approximately 1530-approximately 1593 -- Congresses.
Jews -- Italy -- Mantua -- Intellectual life -- 16th century -- Congresses.
Jews -- Italy -- Mantua -- Intellectual life -- 17th century -- Congresses.
Rabbis -- Italy -- Mantua -- Biography -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Miletto, Gianfranco, 1960-
Veltri, Giuseppe.
ISBN 1280126701
9004222464 (electronic bk.)
9789004222465 (electronic bk.)